|Rag Radio 2012-11-02 - Ann Richards Biographer Jan Reid & Radio Journalist Frieda Werden - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Jan Reid, the author of "Let the People In: The Life and Times of Ann Richards," is a senior writer for Texas Monthly and his writing has appeared in Esquire, GQ, Slate, and the New York Times. His other books include "The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock," "The Bullet Meant for Me," "Rio Grande," "Texas Tornado: The Times and Music of Doug Sahm," and two award-winning novels, "Deerinwater" and "Comanche Sundown." Also joining us on the show was Frieda Werden of WINGS, the Women's International N...
Keywords: Rag Radio; KOOP; Jan Reid; Frieda Werden
|Rag Radio 2012-01-27 - American Radio Revolution with Kim Simpson, Jan Reid, Bob Simmons - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Kim Simpson, Jan Reid, and Bob Simmons discuss the history of American radio and the formatting revolution of the '60s and '70s. Simpson is the author of "Early '70s Radio: The American Format Revolution." Reid is the editor of Bill Young's "Dead Air: The rise and demise of music radio." Simmons reviewed both books for The Rag Blog. Kim Simpson, PhD, is a cultural historian, musician, writer, and radio show host...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Kim Simpson; Jan Reid; Bob Simmons; Radio History; Popular Culture
|Rag Radio 2010-10-12 / Author & Texas Music Historian Jan Reid - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Jan Reid is an author and music historian, and a writer-at-large for Texas Monthly. His writing has also appeared in Esquire, GQ, Slate, and the New York Times. His books include "Texas Tornado: The Life and Times of Doug Sahm," "The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock" (considered the definitive tale of Austin music in the 1970's), the novel "Comanche Sundown," and books about Tom DeLay and Karl Rove...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Jan Reid; Doug Sahm; Texas Music; Texas Monthly; Authors; Jesus Chavez; Texas Book Festival
|People United 2014 Jan 10 - Allan Campbell|
This episode of KOOP Radio's People United features cultural historian Jeff Mellard on his book Progressive Country: How the 1970s Transformed the Texan in Popular Culture. He spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin, Texas, on November 13, 2013.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Jason Mellard; Progressive Country; How the 1970s Transformed the Texan in Popular Culture; Texas State University; University of Texas at Austin; Eliot Tretter; University of Calgary; MonkeyWrench Books Collective; Molly Odintz; John Shelton Reed; Doug Rossinow; Jan Reid; Travis Stimeling; Barry Shank; Bruce Schulman; Andreas Killan; 1973; 1970s; 1980s; history; historiography; popular culture; popular music; vernacular music; country music; country rock; rock music; blues; punk rock; Austin music scene; civic identity; Texas identity; Texan; authenticity; construction; naturalize; defamiliarize; dominance; subversion; rearticulation; establishment; counterculture; subculture; generation gap; ideology; social attitudes; social movements; consumer markets; politics; hippie; cowboy; redneck; cosmic cowboy; whiteness; white; Anglo; black; African American; Chicano; Latino; Hispanic; Tex-Mex; race; ethnicity; class; socio-economic; gender; masculinity; machismo; misogyny; feminism; men; women; gay; lesbian; sexuality; sexual orientation; age; youth; demographics; student press; alternative press; rock press; The Daily Texan; The Rag; Rolling Stone; Chet Flippo; Ed Ward; Lester Bangs; John Morthland; Bud Shrake; Larry L King; Confessions of a White Racist; Willie Nelson; Kinky Friedman; Commander Cody; Lost Planet Airmen; Billy Joe Shaver; Asleep at the Wheel; Michael Murphey; Jerry Jeff Walker; Lost Gonzo Band; Waylon Jennings; Doug Sahm; B W Stevenson; Jerry Wexler; Atlantic Records; Jim Franklin; Eddie Wilson; Shiva's Head Band; Shiva's Headband; Armadillo World Headquarters; Vulcan Gas Company; The Split Rail; Students for a Democratic Society; La Raza Unida; Antone's; Clifford Antone; Stevie Ray Vaughan; Jeff Friedman; Sissy Farenthold; Barbara Jordan; Ann Richards; Jim Hightower; Gonzalo Barrientos; Texas